Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Council has approved a rezoning of land designated for the rebuilding of the Bark Lake recreation centre that was destroyed by fire in 2016. The area will include space close to the shoreline for cottages, and an adjacent parking area. Existing separate b
Monday, August 19, 2019
Tom Hodgson s family tree includes some of the earliest educators, politicians and farmers in Haliburton County. His great-grandparents arrived in the area as early as 1864 and were heavily involved in the community and developing many of the institutions
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
The loss of financial support from the Ontario Arts Council has made 2019 an extremely challenging year for the Highlands Opera Studio, its general director Valerie Kuika said.
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Councillors on the county s roads committee would like to see the data collected by the county s digital radar traffic signs analyzed and if it s demonstrated that certain areas present systemic speeding issues, have that information passed to the OPP.
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the passing of Charlie Robb, who, alongside his wife Sheila and other growers, brought together the first Garlic Festival, held in Carnarvon, in 2008. Within two weeks of that festival, the Haliburton County Garlic
Monday, August 19, 2019
Local doctor Nell Thomas said she s receiving an increasing number of inquiries from patients about marijuana now that the drug is legal for recreational use in Canada. But the increased access has not corresponded with increased education on the risks in
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
For the fourth year running, Minden will have a week filled with fun, inclusive activities and events for all to enjoy in the name of LGBTQ pride.
Monday, August 12, 2019
When the Municipality of Highlands East chose their first Senior of the Year last year, Hilda Clark was the obvious choice. Heavily involved in myriad aspects of life in Wilberforce and Haliburton County, she has had a hand in shaping the community as it
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
The landscape for recyclables is changing, with costs likely to go up for municipalities. On Thursday, Aug. 8, members of Dysart et al s environment and climate change committee heard from two companies that handle local recycling about the pressures they
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
I would have never thought so many people would be so supportive of it. It s really cool to see that this whole town has my back and everything. It s really nice. Honestly, I wasn t expecting such a response, but it s been bigger than anything I ve ever
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
There are marathons and then there are ultramarathons. The obvious difference between them is the distance, with ultras being anything over 42.2 kilometres, but there is much more to it. Running more than 20 hours through the rugged terrain of the High
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
There s no one quite like Bill Gliddon. It was a sentiment expressed by family, friends and members of the community who attended a celebration held on the lawn of St. George s Anglican Church on Aug. 11 in honour of Gliddon s 80th birthday.
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
An introductory course on how to find, identify and harvest wild edible mushrooms is a new addition to the Yours Outdoors experiences offered.
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Hydro One has presented a counter-proposal to the Ontario Energy Board, as it asks the province s energy regulator to reconsider a plan to scrap a special rate class for seasonal residences.
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
A man and a woman were arrested by the OPP on Aug. 21 for possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking following a call of suspicious persons.
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Cassidy Taylor of Haliburton is focusing on the positive after her finals experience in The Shot, a music contest that concluded on Aug. 17 at the Living Arts Centre in Mississauga.
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
A regional housing task force comprised of realtors from Parry Sound, Orillia, Muskoka and Haliburton County intends to lobby for changes to government legislation that hinders the creation of all types of housing.
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
The Dahl Forest in Minden Hills became the setting for learning when Minden resident Jaime Bilodeau, her partner and her two-year-old daughter, Holly, set out on a hike with the Explore Kits for Kids backpack.
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
On Aug. 4 shortly before midnight, the Haliburton Highlands OPP responded to an all-terrain vehicle collision on Boice Bradley Drive in Dysart et al.
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
The provincial government will proceed with municipal funding cuts in 2020, Premier Doug Ford confirmed during the annual Association of Municipalities conference in Ottawa last week.
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
The Haliburton County Development Corporation and the County of Haliburton are each receiving funding for projects through the province s Rural Economic Development (RED) program, administered through the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
A photo depicting the rusted out shell of a TTC streetcar in the woods located off Kennaway Road in Haliburton posted on Twitter by Josh Matlow, a Toronto city councillor, on Monday, Aug. 19 caused a minor online stir, garnering close to 1,500 likes ...
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Provincial Constable Michael Melnychuk of the Haliburton Highlands OPP said in the last two weeks, police received reports of one vehicle stolen in Dysart et al, items taken from two motor vehicles in Dysart et al and items stolen from one vehicle in Mi
Friday, August 23, 2019
A 31-year-old woman is in hospital in Toronto with serious injuries following an ATV crash on Highland Street in Haliburton Village on the evening of Aug. 22.
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
The parking lot and fields surrounding the Wilberforce Curling Club were filled with four-wheelers, ATVs and UTVs of all makes and models on Saturday, Aug. 24.
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